The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 338 339 246
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -93
Contract jobs citing STL 71 85 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.35% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 1.17% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 61 111
Average daily rate
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£600 £588 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +17.85%
STL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6889 7267 6634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.88% 29.96% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5264 5258 4835
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £551 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in London

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in London

STL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -19 4 £550 -8.33% 6
Hounslow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL.

1 169 (100.00%) C++
2 110 (65.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 105 (62.13%) SQL
4 88 (52.07%) Linux
5 85 (50.30%) Oracle
6 83 (49.11%) Multithreading
7 76 (44.97%) UNIX
8 59 (34.91%) Windows
9 58 (34.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 57 (33.73%) Finance
11 56 (33.14%) Banking
12 49 (28.99%) Python
13 45 (26.63%) Derivative
14 43 (25.44%) Investment Banking
15 42 (24.85%) C#
16 39 (23.08%) Fixed Income
17 37 (21.89%) OO
18 36 (21.30%) Low Latency
19 34 (20.12%) XML
19 34 (20.12%) Front Office
20 29 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
21 26 (15.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
21 26 (15.38%) Oracle Database
22 22 (13.02%) Analytics
22 22 (13.02%) OLTP
23 21 (12.43%) Microsoft
23 21 (12.43%) .NET
23 21 (12.43%) Software Engineering
24 20 (11.83%) Grid Computing
24 20 (11.83%) MS Excel

STL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing STL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited STL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.96%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.78%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 20 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 16 (9.47%) MS Project
3 12 (7.10%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.59%) Multicast
1 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 22 (13.02%) OLTP
3 15 (8.88%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (4.14%) KDB
5 5 (2.96%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.96%) ObjectStore
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.96%) MySQL
5 5 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.59%) Big Data
7 1 (0.59%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (4.73%) Subversion
2 7 (4.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.59%) VTune
3 1 (0.59%) Valgrind
3 1 (0.59%) Hudson
3 1 (0.59%) Ant
3 1 (0.59%) Maven
General
1 57 (33.73%) Finance
2 56 (33.14%) Banking
3 43 (25.44%) Investment Banking
4 34 (20.12%) Front Office
5 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 151 (89.35%) Developer
2 123 (72.78%) C++ Developer
3 16 (9.47%) Quantitative Developer
4 14 (8.28%) Python Developer
5 13 (7.69%) C++/C# Developer
5 13 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 13 (7.69%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 12 (7.10%) Senior Developer
6 12 (7.10%) C# Developer
7 11 (6.51%) Technical Leader
7 11 (6.51%) Technical Developer
8 10 (5.92%) Senior C++ Developer
9 8 (4.73%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.14%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.55%) C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.96%) Project Leader
13 4 (2.37%) Senior Software Engineer
13 4 (2.37%) C++ Software Developer
13 4 (2.37%) UNIX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (65.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 34 (20.12%) XML
3 21 (12.43%) .NET
4 8 (4.73%) Middleware
5 7 (4.14%) FpML
5 7 (4.14%) XSLT
6 5 (2.96%) ZeroMQ
6 5 (2.96%) Twisted
6 5 (2.96%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (2.96%) HTML
6 5 (2.96%) Django
7 4 (2.37%) COM
8 3 (1.78%) CSS
9 2 (1.18%) WCF
9 2 (1.18%) Silverlight
9 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.18%) MFC
9 2 (1.18%) J2SE
9 2 (1.18%) POCO
9 2 (1.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 58 (34.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 45 (26.63%) Derivative
3 39 (23.08%) Fixed Income
4 26 (15.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 20 (11.83%) Grid Computing
6 17 (10.06%) Algorithms
7 14 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (8.28%) Mathematics
8 7 (4.14%) Equities
9 6 (3.55%) Market Risk
9 6 (3.55%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (2.37%) N-Tier
10 4 (2.37%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.78%) Open Source
11 3 (1.78%) Statistics
11 3 (1.78%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.78%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.59%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 88 (52.07%) Linux
2 76 (44.97%) UNIX
3 59 (34.91%) Windows
4 16 (9.47%) Windows 7
5 10 (5.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (49.11%) Multithreading
2 37 (21.89%) OO
3 36 (21.30%) Low Latency
4 29 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (13.02%) Analytics
6 21 (12.43%) Software Engineering
7 19 (11.24%) Risk Analysis
7 19 (11.24%) Database Tuning
8 13 (7.69%) Algorithmic Trading
9 12 (7.10%) Project Planning
10 11 (6.51%) Project Management
11 10 (5.92%) Risk Management
12 9 (5.33%) Unit Testing
13 8 (4.73%) Operations Research
13 8 (4.73%) OOD
14 7 (4.14%) Regression Testing
14 7 (4.14%) Financial Modelling
15 6 (3.55%) Ultra-Low Latency
16 5 (2.96%) Technical Analysis
16 5 (2.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 169 (100.00%) C++
2 105 (62.13%) SQL
3 49 (28.99%) Python
4 42 (24.85%) C#
5 18 (10.65%) Perl
6 17 (10.06%) Java
6 17 (10.06%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.14%) VC++
8 5 (2.96%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.96%) VBA
9 3 (1.78%) C
10 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (7.10%) Degree
Vendors
1 85 (50.30%) Oracle
2 21 (12.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.55%) Sybase
3 6 (3.55%) Cognizant
4 4 (2.37%) DataSynapse
4 4 (2.37%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.59%) 29West
5 1 (0.59%) Perforce
5 1 (0.59%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.59%) Tradeweb
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